Articles By: JL

Why Does My Dermatologist Want Me to Buy Her Products?
Dermatology

I recently went to a dermatologist because I developed a rash on my face. I think I know what the product was that gave me a rash. I believe it was exfoliating scrub and it was too harsh. Still, I wanted to know for sure so I went to the dermatologist. She told me my toner gave me the rash, yet I have been using it for years with no issues. It is very gentle. Her solution was for me to use all of her

May 28 2022 | 1 | status: publish
Art Therapy After A Car Accident
Physical Medicine & Rehab

Many people are aware of how much physical therapy benefits people. But one thing that helped me tremendously was “Art Therapy.” I was offered Art Therapy along with physical therapy after being seriously injured. So what is “Art Therapy?” That’s what I asked when it was introduced to me. Art Therapy is done in conjunction with physical therapy to enhance mental and emotional well-being.

Mar 23 2022 | 0 | status: publish
How Painful Are Lip Injections?
Plastic Surgery

In my experience with lip injections, I really feel that a lot of the discomfort has to do with the person who performs the procedure. Hyaluronic acid fillers come with a numbing medication but often it’s not enough. Some practitioners use a topical numbing cream. Sometimes ice is used before injections. I have a low tolerance for pain so even with pain control, I still feel that it hurts. But some p

Oct 07 2021 | 0 | status: publish
My Experience as a Competitive Gymnast
Internal Medicine

There’s been a lot of talk about the Olympics and about Simone Biles in particular. I applaud her for standing up for her beliefs and staying in touch with her true feelings and mental health. I can’t imagine having the whole world watch as you make decisions that you feel are the best for everyone. I was a competitive gymnast for many years. I competed during high school and trained under the sam

Jul 29 2021 | 1 | status: publish
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